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28.05.2020
22:56 Yahoo.com Business$25M ICO project that once promised decentralized search to return funds following SEC charges

The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered decentralized search startup BitClave to pay back investors of an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO) as part of a settlement agreement. The post $25M ICO project that once promised decentralized search to return funds following SEC charges appeared first on The Block.

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22:55 CoinDesk.comBitClave Search Engine Agrees to Pay Back $25M ICO in Settlement With SEC

BitClave will pay back over $25 million in a settlement with the SEC stemming from a 2017 token sale.

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18:16 CoinDesk.comUS Court Freezes Assets Linked to Alleged $9M ICO Scam

A federal court has frozen assets raised from investors in the Meta 1 Coin token sale.

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18:03 CoinDesk.comTexan Court Freezes Assets Linked to Alleged $9M ICO Scam

A federal court has frozen assets raised from investors in the Meta 1 Coin token sale.

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15.05.2020
07:33 Yahoo.com BusinessThe Consensus EPS Estimates For Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO) Just Fell Dramatically

The latest analyst coverage could presage a bad day for Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO), with the analysts making...

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29.04.2020
16:06 Euronews.NetThe UK ICO’s modified approach to data regulation during COVID-19 is welcome but risks remain ǀ View

The UK ICO’s modified approach to data regulation during COVID-19 is welcome but risks remain ǀ View

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24.04.2020
20:02 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC files suit against founders of Dropil for ‘fraudulent and unregistered’ ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed suit against a California company and its three founders, alleging that they conducted a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO).The post SEC files suit against founders of Dropil for 'fraudulent and unregistered' ICO appeared first on The Block.

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15.04.2020
19:04 ComputerWeekly.comCoronavirus: ICO temporarily relaxes regulatory approach

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08.04.2020
11:02 Yahoo.com BusinessTrade Alert: The Vice President of Operations Of Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO), Mikael Arinder, Has Just Spent kr57k Buying Shares

Whilst it may not be a huge deal, we thought it was good to see that the Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO) Vice President of...

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23.03.2020
22:03 Yahoo.com BusinessKik seeks pre-trial judgment to end prolonged ICO battle with the SEC

Canadian software company Kik is seeking pre-trial judgment amid the SEC's claim that it has failed to provide sufficient evidence in defense of its $100 million unregistered tokens sale in 2017. The post Kik seeks pre-trial judgment to end prolonged ICO battle with the SEC appeared first on The Block.

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05.03.2020
17:27 ComputerWeekly.comCathay Pacific hit with £500,000 data protection fine from ICO over 2018 breach

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02:15 Yahoo.com BusinessRussian Oligarch, Ex-Cabinet Minister Invested in Telegram’s ICO, Court Filing Says

A Russian oligarch, a former cabinet minister and the COO of German fintech Wirecard invested in Telegram’s $1.7 billion ICO, according to a previously unreported court document.

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01:21 CoinDesk.comRussian Oligarch, Ex-Cabinet Minister Invested in Telegram’s ICO, Court Filing Says

A Russian oligarch, a former cabinet minister and the COO of fintech Wirecard invested in Telegram’s $1.7 billion ICO a new court document says.

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04.03.2020
16:08 Yahoo.com BusinessCathay Pacific fined £500k by UK s ICO over data breach disclosed in 2018

Cathay Pacific has been issued with a £500,000 penalty by the UK's data watchdog for security lapses which exposed the personal details of some 9.4 million customers globally -- 111,578 of whom were from the UK. The penalty, which is the maximum fine possible under relevant UK law, was announced today by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), following a multi-month investigation. It pertains to a breach disclosed by the airline in fall 2018.

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16:01 Techcrunch.ComCathay Pacific fined £500k by UK’s ICO over data breach disclosed in 2018

Cathay Pacific has been issued with a £500,000 penalty by the UK’s data watchdog for security lapses which exposed the personal details of some 9.4 million customers globally — 111,578 of whom were from the UK. The penalty, which is the maximum fine possible under relevant UK law, was announced today by the Information Commissioner’s […]

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02.03.2020
05:42 Zdnet.comSEC settles charges with actor Steven Seagal for promoting crypto ICO without disclosure

The US SEC mandates celebrities are not allowed to use their social media influence to tout securities without appropriately disclosing their compensation.

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27.02.2020
22:27 CoinDesk.comSteven Seagal Settles Token-Touting Charges With SEC Over 2018 ICO

Martial artist and actor Steven Seagal was charged with not declaring payments related to his promotion of a token launched by Bitcoiin2Gen.

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21:48 Benzinga.com'Above The Law' Actor Steven Seagal Settles With SEC Over ICO Promotion

Actor Steven Seagal is the latest celebrity to be punished by the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose that he was being paid to promote an initial coin offering launched by Bitcoiin2Gen. 
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18:10 CoinDesk.comSteven Segal Settles Token-Touting Charges With SEC Over 2018 ICO

The martial artist and actor was charged for not declaring payments related to his promotion a token launched by Bitcoiin2Gen.

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17:46 Yahoo.com BusinessActor Steven Seagal settles charges with SEC related to ‘Bitcoiin’ ICO

The SEC announced on Thursday that is has settled charges with action film actor Steven Seagal in connection with a 2018 ICO.The post Actor Steven Seagal settles charges with SEC related to 'Bitcoiin' ICO appeared first on The Block.

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20.02.2020
08:20 Zdnet.comAussie blockchain startup Power Ledger wants changes to ICO tax rules

Power Ledger reckons addressing the 'anomalies' in taxation rules would allow Australia to be competitive in the blockchain sector.

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19.02.2020
21:07 Yahoo.com BusinessBlockchain startup Enigma settles with SEC over its $45 million ICO

Blockchain startup Enigma has reached a settlement with the SEC regarding its token issuance dated Sep. 2017. The post Blockchain startup Enigma settles with SEC over its $45 million ICO appeared first on The Block.

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20:26 CoinDesk.comICO Project Enigma Settles SEC Charges Over $45M Token Sale

The SEC settled charges with Engima MPC alleging it raised $45 million in an unregistered securities sale with its 2017 ICO. Engima will refund investors and pay a penalty.

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16:19 CoinDesk.comKorean ICO Project Shuts Down, Says ‘Negative Perceptions’ of Crypto Made Business Impossible

Contents Protocol will refund approximately $7.5 million-worth of ether back to investors.

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09.02.2020
18:19 Benzinga.comSEC Commissioner Rekindles ICO Hopes, Proposes Safe Harbor For Token Projects

Hester Peirce, Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission last week made a proposal that, if approved, may legalize Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in the United States
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07.02.2020
21:08 CoinDesk.comCFTC Asked to Provide Opinion in SEC Case Against Telegram ICO

A U.S. judge has asked lawyers from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to provide an opinion in the case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Telegram's $1.7 billion token sale.

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30.01.2020
23:08 CoinDesk.comListia Raised $15M With Its XNK ICO. Now It’s Ditching the Token for Props

Listia's marketplace for used-goods is ditching its native XNK token in favor of YouNow's props.

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29.01.2020
18:59 Yahoo.com BusinessIs iCo Therapeutics (CVE:ICO) In A Good Position To Deliver On Growth Plans?

Just because a business does not make any money, does not mean that the stock will go down. For example, biotech and...

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00:28 Yahoo.com BusinessOpporty founder calls SEC’s ICO lawsuit ‘grossly overstated’ and ‘untruthful’ in an open letter

Sergey Grybniak, founder of blockchain marketplace Opporty International, has pushed back against key claims included in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) legal complaint against him and his company. The case in question surfaced on Jan. 21 when the SEC filed a complaint in court accusing Grybniak and Opporty International of allegedly conducting an initial coin […]The post Opporty founder calls SEC's ICO lawsuit 'grossly overstated' and 'untruthful' in an open letter appeared first on The Block.

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27.01.2020
15:09 Yahoo.com BusinessDid You Miss Iconovo s (STO:ICO) 94% Share Price Gain?

Passive investing in index funds can generate returns that roughly match the overall market. But one can do better...

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15:09 CoinDesk.comCourt Documents Reveal More Possible Investors in Telegram’s $1.7B ICO

Big names that may have invested in Telegram’s token sale are surfacing in court documents as the company fights a case brought by the SEC.

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22.01.2020
15:54 ComputerWeekly.comICO code sets out digital privacy standards for children

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15:26 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC charges yet another firm over unregistered ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged blockchain firm Opporty International and its founder Sergii "Sergey" Grybniak for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO). The SEC announced Tuesday that Opporty and Grybniak raised around $600,000 from nearly 200 investors by selling unregistered securities in the form of “OPP Tokens” during 2017-2018. They […]The post SEC charges yet another firm over unregistered ICO appeared first on The Block.

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14:05 CoinDesk.comSEC Charges Blockchain Marketplace Opporty Over ‘Fraudulent’ $600,000 ICO

The firm is alleged to have conducted a fraudulent and unregistered sale of digital assets called OPP Tokens, raising around $600,000.

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17.01.2020
19:17 CoinDesk.comSEC Charges ICO Operator Who Used Alias After Past Conviction

The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018.

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16.01.2020
17:07 CoinDesk.comFintech Startup Aims to Create New Asset Class With ‘Continuous’ ICO Model

A newly launched fintech firm hopes to leverage the token sale model to back investments in real-world assets. But it's taking a different approach than many previous projects.

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11.01.2020
00:56 CoinDesk.comSEC Produces Evidence That Telegram Kept Selling Tokens After $1.7B ICO

The SEC produced evidence that Telegram kept selling tokens after its ICO, undermining the firm's argument that the sale was exempt from registration.

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10.01.2020
22:13 Yahoo.com BusinessCrypto exchange behind Jamie Foxx endorsed ICO is temporarily shutting down

Cryptocurrency exchange COBINHOOD has announced that it will temporarily shut down its platform between Jan. 10 and Feb. 9. in order to audit users’ account information.  “COBINHOOD Exchange is auditing all accounts' balances and migrating all data from Jan. 10 to Feb. 9 in 2020,” the notice read. “It will be reopened on Feb. 10, […]The post Crypto exchange behind Jamie Foxx endorsed ICO is temporarily shutting down appeared first on The Block.

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09.01.2020
21:23 TheRegister.co.ukDixons fined £500,000 by ICO for crap security that exposed 5.6 million customers' payment cards

Malware loaded onto more than 5k cash tills but pre-GDPR screw-up means retailer dodged bigger financial bullet Dixons Retail is facing a £500,000 penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after a hacker installed malware that infected thousands of point of sale tills and scooped up 5.6 million payment card details.…

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15:08 Zdnet.comTravelex customers left in cashless limbo, ICO not formally alerted to data theft claims

The ransomware attack has infuriated stranded customers and the ICO has still not seen an official data breach report.

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03.01.2020
22:12 CoinDesk.comNY Court Orders Telegram to Produce ICO Documents Ahead of CEO’s Deposition

Telegram has been ordered by a judge to hand over financials concerning the $1.7 billion ICO for its TON blockchain.

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20:19 Zdnet.comSEC seeks to force Telegram to reveal how $1.7bn ICO funds were spent

SEC claims the ICO was an unregistered securities sale.

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31.12.2019
07:49 Yahoo.com BusinessIs ICO Group Limited (HKG:1460) Investing Your Capital Efficiently?

Today we are going to look at ICO Group Limited (HKG:1460) to see whether it might be an attractive investment...

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20.12.2019
17:13 CoinDesk.comFrench Financial Watchdog Approves First ICO Under New ‘Visa’ Scheme

The approved ICO issuer can now legally market and host their sale until the beginning of June 2020.

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19.12.2019
12:10 CoinDesk.comBlockchain of Things Pays SEC $250,000 to Settle Unregistered ICO

Internet startup Blockchain of Things has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle with the SEC over its $13 million ICO.

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13.12.2019
20:38 CoinDesk.comMARKETS DAILY: Russian Drugs and The Most Illegal ICO Ever?

With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we're talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one "suicidal" startups surprising success...

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02:33 CoinDesk.comRussia’s Largest Darknet Market Is Hawking an ICO to Fund Global Expansion

Here’s one token sale that’s almost certainly illegal, and not just under securities laws.

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12.12.2019
18:52 Zdnet.comShopin founder charged by SEC for running $42 million scam cryptocurrency ICO

SEC alleges that investor funds were spent on dating services and shopping sprees.

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01:51 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC charges Shopin for allegedly defrauding investors of $42 million in an unregistered ICO

Cryptocurrency firm Shopin and its CEO Eran Eyal have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly defrauding hundreds of investors in a $42 million initial coin offering (ICO).The post SEC charges Shopin for allegedly defrauding investors of $42 million in an unregistered ICO appeared first on The Block.

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00:59 CoinDesk.comSEC Charges Shopin CEO With Fraud Over Unregistered $42M ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Shopin and its founder Eran Eyal with fraud after a $42 million initial coin offering. The SEC announced Wednesday that Eyal had been charged with defrauding investors by selling unregistered securities in the form of Shopin Tokens. While Eyal was supposed to develop a platform which […]

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10.12.2019
01:05 CoinDesk.comTelegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

Telegram told investors it was using BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse, to move and store fiat raised in last year’s token sale, court filings indicate.

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27.11.2019
16:18 TheNextWeb.comJudge orders Telegram founder Pavel Durov to testify over its crypto ICO

Telegram’s founder and CEO Pavel Durov should testify in the US Securities Exchange Commission‘s (SEC) case against the company’s controversial digital token, a US federal judge has ruled. A document signed by District Judge P. Kevin Castel at the New York Southern District Court earlier this week, says Durov will be deposed “on January 7 or 8, 2020, as necessary,” at a location mutually agreed by both parties. Shyam Parekh, a Telegram employee, will be deposed on December 10. According to CoinDesk, Parekh’s name was featured on the company’s letters to investors that were leaked after it was sued by… This story continues at The Next Web

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26.11.2019
16:22 CoinDesk.comUnregistered ICO Issuer Gladius Shuts Down 9 Months After SEC Settlement

Gladius Network plans to shut down nine months after settling charges with the SEC, saying it no longer has the funding to continue operating.

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14:40 TheNextWeb.comCrypto firm that raised $12.7M with ICO admits it ran out of money, closes doors

A cryptocurrency startup that settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its illegal token sale has shut down. Washington-based Gladius Network said last week that it had “ceased operations effective immediately and has filed for dissolution.” “Despite our best efforts, the company no longer has funds to continue operations. Our code will remain available on GitHub for the next three months. We still believe in the power of our technology, and if anyone in the community is interested in pursuing it we welcome it,” the company added. Gladius Network, which helped clients fight off cyberattacks, agreed to… This story continues at The Next Web

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20.11.2019
10:07 TheRegister.co.ukICO scammer Maksim Zaslavskiy to miss 2020 Tokyo Olympics over digital currency fraud

Businessman gets 18 months for bogus cryptocoin sales A 39 year-old man from New York has been ordered to spend the next 18 months in prison after being convicted of cryptocurrency-based securities fraud.…

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19.11.2019
13:23 CoinDesk.comBrooklyn ICO Promoter Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison

The fraudster used diamonds and real estate to whisk away $300,000 in other people's money in 2017.

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12.11.2019
09:57 Yahoo.com BusinessICO Group (HKG:1460) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Warren Buffett famously said, 'Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.' When we think about how risky a company...

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11.11.2019
14:57 Yahoo FinanceHow to Turn a $17 Million ICO Into $104 Million: The Cosmos Story

The startups building Cosmos don't own it or rely solely on it for income. And that's the point.

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14:57 Yahoo.com BusinessHow to Turn a $17 Million ICO Into $104 Million: The Cosmos Story

The startups building Cosmos don't own it or rely solely on it for income. And that's the point.

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14:17 CoinDesk.comHow to Turn a $17 Million ICO Into $104 Million: The Cosmos Story

The startups building Cosmos don't own it or rely solely on it for income. And that's the point.

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10:52 Yahoo.com BusinessMoshe Hogeg’s media venture BlockTV plans to raise $6M via ICO

BlockTV, a media venture of controversial Israeli blockchain entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg, is planning to raise $6 million via an initial coin offering (ICO).The post Moshe Hogeg’s media venture BlockTV plans to raise $6M via ICO appeared first on The Block.

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05.11.2019
13:54 ComputerWeekly.comICO launches data security campaign for UK General Election

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02.11.2019
00:10 Yahoo.com BusinessReggie Middleton Reaches $9.5 Million SEC Settlement Over ICO Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reached a $9.5 million settlement with Reggie Middleton, organizer of the fraught Veritaseum initial coin offering.

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01.11.2019
23:46 CoinDesk.comReggie Middleton Reaches $9.5 Million SEC Settlement Over ICO Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reached a $9.5 million settlement with Reggie Middleton, organizer of the fraught Veritaseum initial coin offering.

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18:30 ComputerWeekly.comICO says UK police must ‘slow down’ use of facial recognition

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30.10.2019
17:20 TheRegister.co.ukFacebook ends appeal against ICO micro-fine: Admit liability? Never. But you can have £500k

Antisocial network accepts Cambridge Analytica wrist slap Facebook has ended its appeal against the UK Information Commissioner's Office and will pay the outstanding £500,000 fine for breaches of data protection law relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.…

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29.10.2019
22:37 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC Blasts Kik’s ‘Void for Vagueness’ Defense of 2017 ICO

Kik wants to depose top SEC officials, and expose that they were making it up as they went. But the SEC is having none of it.

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21:58 CoinDesk.comSEC Blasts Kik’s ‘Void for Vagueness’ Defense of 2017 ICO

Kik wants to depose top SEC officials, and expose that they were making it up as they went. But the SEC is having none of it.

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09:08 Yahoo.com BusinessHow Many Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. The flip side of that is that...

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24.10.2019
10:03 ComputerWeekly.com£4,000 bug bounty could have saved BA from record ICO fine

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14.10.2019
18:17 Yahoo FinanceClass certification denied in $32 million CentraTech ICO lawsuit and defendants ask to return ether in parallel criminal case

As readers of CCM will recall, the CentraTech ICO raised $32 million in crypto and then in late 2017 the whole thing came crashing to a halt when the SEC sued the co-founders for orchestrating a fraudulent ICO and they were picked up by criminal authorities and charged with, yes, crimes.  The post Class certification denied in $32 million CentraTech ICO lawsuit and defendants ask to return ether in parallel criminal case appeared first on The Block.

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12.10.2019
18:49 Yahoo.com BusinessClass certification denied in $32 million CentraTech ICO lawsuit and defendants ask to return ether in parallel criminal case

As readers of CCM will recall, the CentraTech ICO raised $32 million in crypto and then in late 2017 the whole thing came crashing to a halt when the SEC sued the co-founders for orchestrating a fraudulent ICO and they were picked up by criminal authorities and charged with, yes, crimes.  The post Class certification denied in $32 million CentraTech ICO lawsuit and defendants ask to return ether in parallel criminal case appeared first on The Block.

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00:32 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC halts Telegram’s $1.7B ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today has announced that it has filed "an emergency action and obtained temporary restraining order" against two offshore entities behind Telegram's TON digital token offering.The post SEC halts Telegram's $1.7B ICO appeared first on The Block.

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00:21 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC halts Telegram’s $1.7B ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today has announced that it has filed "an emergency action and obtained temporary restraining order" against two offshore entities behind Telegram's TON digital token offering.The post SEC halts Telegram's $1.7B ICO appeared first on The Block.

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09.10.2019
18:50 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC in Settlement Talks With ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Organizer Reg Middleton

Middleton organized the unregistered $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) initial coin offering, and is further accused of market manipulation post-ICO.

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18:01 CoinDesk.comSEC in Settlement Talks With ‘Fraudulent’ ICO Organizer Reg Middleton

Middleton organized the unregistered $14.8 million Veritaseum (VERI) initial coin offering, and is further accused of market manipulation post-ICO.

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04.10.2019
19:09 FinExtra.comSEC Pulls Its Punches in ICO Enforcement Action

At the beginning of the week, a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action generate...

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03.10.2019
13:23 TheNextWeb.comFraudulent PlexCoin ICO’s showrunners fined nearly $7M

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been busy dishing out enforcement actions over the past few weeks – — and now it’s PlexCoin’s turn to feel the burn. According to the SEC’s complaint, submitted on December 1, 2017, PlexCorps and its owners Dominic Lacroix and Sabrina Paradis-Royer fraudulently raised millions of dollars in virtual and fiat currency by selling unregistered securities through its PlexCoin initial coin offering (ICO). The sale of such tokens, the SEC adds, was based on several false and misleading statements to potential and actual investors. These included misrepresentations about the size and scale of the company’s… This story continues at The Next Web

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02.10.2019
22:43 Yahoo.com BusinessSia network settles with SEC, pays double the amount raised in 2014 ICO

Nebulous, the company behind the decentralized storage network Sia, has agreed to give back all the money it raised in its ICO, plus penalties and interest.

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01.10.2019
15:56 Yahoo.com BusinessBlock.one settles charges with SEC over $4 billion EOS ICO

The SEC has at last called on Block.one, makers of EOS, to face the music—to the tune of less than 1 percent of what it raised in its unregistered ICO.

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08:03 Zdnet.comBlock.one pays $24m to settle SEC ICO dispute

The SEC finds that Block.one violated the registration provisions of the federal securities laws, resulting in a $24 million civil monetary penalty.

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02:23 Yahoo.com BusinessBlock.one agrees to pay $24M penalty for unregistered EOS ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Monday that it has settled charges against blockchain builder Block.one for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO).The post Block.one agrees to pay $24M penalty for unregistered EOS ICO appeared first on The Block.

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24.09.2019
16:17 TheNextWeb.comAdult content marketplace Fantasy Market charged with running fraudulent ICO

The founder of now defunct Fantasy Market, a purported online adult entertainment marketplace, has been charged with running a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) after raising $63,000 in cryptocurrency from over 100 investors. Initially, Fantasy Market sought to raise approximately $25 million by selling 125 million FMT tokens. According to an announcement by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jonathan C. Lucas made numerous false statements to entice investors to participate in the sale of unregistered digital securities of Fantasy Market (FMT). A white paper littered with false claims In his white paper, Lucas claimed that Fantasy Market would let participants… This story continues at The Next Web

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13:13 TheNextWeb.comKik fires staff and shuts down messaging app but won’t stop fighting the SEC over its ICO

Following an embroiled relationship with the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its cryptocurrency come security token Kin, it appears that messaging app Kik‘s days are numbered. Kik‘s CEO, Ted Livingston, said in a blog post this morning that the ongoing fight with the SEC has left the company with no other decision but to shut down its messaging app. “…all is not well,” Livingston said. “This is a direct impact from the [SEC’s] legal action.” Kik is also reducing its staff of hundreds down to an “elite 19 person team,” – brutal – and says it will now focus… This story continues at The Next Web

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06:13 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC Charges Adult Entertainment Token Platform With 2017 ICO Fraud

The U.S. SEC has charged the CEO of an online adult entertainment marketplace with running a fraudulent initial coin offering scheme.

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05:38 CoinDesk.comSEC Charges Adult Entertainment Token Platform With 2017 ICO Fraud

The U.S. SEC has charged the CEO of an online adult entertainment marketplace with running a fraudulent initial coin offering scheme.

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04:30 Yahoo.com BusinessKik Messaging App to Shut Down Following SEC Lawsuit Against ICO

"This is a direct impact from the SEC legal action," CEO Ted Livingston told CoinDesk.

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03:12 CoinDesk.comKik Messaging App to Shut Down Following SEC Lawsuit Against ICO

"This is a direct impact from the SEC legal action," CEO Ted Livingstone told CoinDesk.

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19.09.2019
14:08 TheNextWeb.comEthereum ‘ICO architect’ arrested over alleged $12M cryptocurrency extortion

Two individuals in the US, including a former advisor to various blockchain projects including Ethereum, have been arrested for their alleged role in a series of multi-million dollar cryptocurrency extortion. According to a Department of Justice statement, former Ethereum advisor Steven Nerayoff and Michael Hlady were arrested after supposedly threatening to “destroy a startup cryptocurrency company if they were not paid millions of dollars” worth of Ethereum. “As alleged, Nerayoff and Hlady carried out an old-fashioned shakedown, to be paid off with 21st century cryptocurrency,” United States Attorney Richard Donoghue said in the statement. The targeted company was an unnamed… This story continues at The Next Web

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05:34 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC files suit against ICOBox, founder over $14 million ICO

The SEC continues its onslaught against ICO-funded crypto startups, filing charges today against ICOBox over the alleged sale of unregistered digital assets.

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18.09.2019
22:15 CNBC technologyBlockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted crypto start-up with threats to hijack its ICO

A New York-based blockchain consulting firm allegedly extorted a Seattle-based crypto start-up with threats to hijack its initial coin offering, in a case announced Wednesday by the Eastern District of New York prosecutor.

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17.09.2019
07:53 Yahoo.com BusinessThe First Yearlong ICO for EOS Raised $4 Billion. The Second? Just $2.8 Million

LiquidApps, an EOS scaling project, imitated Block.One's record-setting ICO strategy but has been met with far less investor interest.

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07:08 CoinDesk.comThe First Yearlong ICO for EOS Raised $4 Billion. The Second? Just $2.8 Million

LiquidApps, an EOS scaling project, imitated Block.One's record-setting ICO strategy but has been met with far less investor interest.

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13.09.2019
15:44 Yahoo.com BusinessCould The Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO) Ownership Structure Tell Us Something Useful?

The big shareholder groups in Iconovo AB (publ) (STO:ICO) have power over the company. Large companies usually have...

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12.09.2019
15:45 ComputerWeekly.comICO to probe government over Gov.uk data collection plan

ComputerWeekly’s best articles of the day

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11.09.2019
01:52 Yahoo.com BusinessSubstratum burns through $13 million in ICO funds in two years, lays off staff

Decentralized Internet startup Substratum Network says it has used up all the cash raised in its 2017 ICO, and responds to allegations of “exit scam.”

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07.09.2019
14:12 Yahoo.com BusinessHow Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

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13:25 CoinDesk.comHow Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

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01:32 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Bull John McAfee Responds to $100M 'Zombie ICO' Lawsuit

Bitcoin bull John McAfee wants to resolve his dispute with the South China Zombie Research Centre over their "zombie ICO" partnership. China Zombie threatened to file a $100 million lawsuit against McAfee. In an angry tweetstorm, China Zombie claims McAfee trashed them in a white paper they had hired him to write to promote their […]
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05.09.2019
18:16 CoinDesk.comVanbex Sells Intellectual Property Amid Criminal Probe Into $22 Million ICO

Vanbex, a Canadian blockchain firm mired in a criminal investigation, has sold its intellectual property to crypto brokerage Hyperion.

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